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Advances in Civil Engineering
Volume 2014, Article ID 482176, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/482176
Research Article

Influence of Microwave Incinerated Rice Husk Ash on Hydration of Foamed Concrete

1Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember, Civil Engineering Department, Sukolilo, Surabaya, Indonesia
2Civil Engineering Department, Universiti Teknologi Petronas, 31750 Tronoh, Perak, Malaysia

Received 1 April 2014; Revised 9 July 2014; Accepted 24 July 2014; Published 14 August 2014

Academic Editor: Serji N. Amirkhanian

Copyright © 2014 R. Bayuaji and M. F. Nuruddin. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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